International Standard Serial Number


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Interna′tional Stand′ard Se′rial Num`ber


n.
a unique, internationally utilized number code assigned to a serial publication for the purposes of identification and inventory control. Abbr.: ISSN
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Adding to this increased visibility is Mali Medical's recent inclusion in the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) Register, the world's most comprehensive and authoritative registration source for the identification of serial publications.
You may not be aware that the online version of the CARING newsletter was assigned International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) in May 2004, and has been indexed in CINAHL since 2000 as well.
The Z39.50 search standard, the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) numbering system, and the underlying standards behind MARC are NISO standards.
Standards discussed include MARC formats, Z39.50 retrieval protocol, ISO language codes, International Standard Serial Number, Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS), Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), and Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN): [ISSN, 2003]: "The ISSN is an eight-digit number which identifies periodical publications as such, including electronic serials.

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